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KSA Scholarship Awards for 2017

At its monthly dinner meeting held on April 18, the Kitchener Sports Association (KSA) awarded scholarships to eight local student-athletes. Each receives $1,500 to help cover their expenses in attending college/university this fall. With these…

Tana Nash, Executive Director of the Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council, is shown accepting a $1,000 cheque from KSA President Bill Pegg. The donation is to help fund a safeTALK workshop (March 21), one of a series of three being sponsored by the KSA, Rotary KW and Campbell Fence & Deck at no charge to participants. (Feb. 21, 2017 KSA dinner)

Physical health is only half the story

KSA is encouraging everyone to be aware of mental health as well Through the generosity of Kitchener Sports Association and the Rotary Club of Kitchener-Westmount, and in collaboration with Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council, minor…

KSA Volunteer Recognition Award recipients for 2016: (Standing L-R): Vincent Sica (Kitchener Soccer), James Stuart (Kitchener Minor Baseball), Eleanor Namuddu (Special Olympics of KW), Angelica McKay (Laurel Creek Track Club), Irene Metzger (Sports for Special Athletes), Peter Delorme (Kitchener Rangers), Sue Judge (KW Gymnastics), Kevin Hohl (KW Boys Softball),  Debbie Langridge (KW Sertoma Speed Skating), Melissa Breckles (KW Predators Volleyball), Nimia Piper (Wat. Regional Boxing), Paul Black (Wat. Minor Girls Softball), Paul Mallet (KW Skating), Wyatt & Nick & (next to him) Stacey Gamble (Twin Cities Football), John Wright (Wat. Region Track 3 Ski School), Gord Dearborn (KSA) and Connie Hayward (ROW Swim Club) (Seated L-R):  Jessica Lubert (KW Lacrosse), Kirsten Carr (Kitchener Minor Hockey), Patti Allen (Kitchener Ringette), Amanda Ducey (Stanley Park Optimist Ball), Linda Foley (TopSpin Table Tennis), Jaden & Emmett Gamble (Twin Cities Tackle Football) Absent: Linda Kieswetter (KW Sports Council), Ken Campbell (Wat. Region Nordic Sports), Rob Sutherland (KW Youth Basketball) and Mark Allen (Kitchener Ringette)

KSA recognizes volunteers and announces latest grants

At the Kitchener Sports Association’s November meeting, its 28th annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner, 25 local sports groups took the opportunity to honour one of their key volunteers. Recipients of the awards, and their presenters, were…

The cheque recipients each of whom received a donation from KSA on behalf of his/her sports group as designated by one of the nominees for the Athlete of the Year and Awards of Excellence. (Front  l-r) Tatiana Artunes {WRBA), Dave MacNeil (Wildhawks Basketball), Rosemary Smith (K&WCF), Jean Howitt (AofY Chair), Bruce Glebe (Laurel Creek Track) and Stephen Brown (KW Minor Tackle Football). (Back l-r)  Bill Pegg (KSA President), Gilles Butcher (KWMBSA), Randy McCarten (KMHA), Jason Breau (KWML), Mike Quigley (KWYBA), Craig Findlay (SP Optimist Ball) and Paul Pavan (KW Predators Volleyball)  (Sept. 20, 2016 KSA Dinner)

We thank the local community

On behalf of local minor athletes, thanks to the Kitchener Rangers, their fans and the local community for your ongoing support. With your help, the Kitchener Sports Association offers grants, financial support and scholarships to…

Hockey Helps the Homeless (l-r): Greg Herner, Mel Barrie, Terry Barrie and Keith Thompson (Committee members - Keith also plays goal for one of the teams that will be participating in the upcoming event on Oct. 28 at RIM)

KSA donations 2015/2016

The Kitchener Sports Association (KSA) raises money, mainly through the sale of 50/50 tickets at Kitchener Rangers home games, for the benefit of local minor sports groups, their athletes and charities. In the year ending…

Milton’s Restaurant beat Alfran Trophies (23 – 22) to take the 2016 Junior 3-Pitch Championship. Front row, from left: Farah McKellar, Brooke McFee, Felipe Sanchez Hancox, Angus Cutler, Ben Atkinson. Middle row, from left: Nolan Phuong, Alex Pipilas, Nikos Piperakis, Lucan Farmer, Wyatt Dallier, Caleb Gillespie, Julia Sherritt, Gabby Phillips. Back row, from left: Coaches & assistants - Brad Cutler, Lee Dallier, Brian Gillespie, John Sherritt.

KSA’s latest grants

Every year, the Kitchener Sports Association (KSA) raises money through the sale of 50/50 tickets at Kitchener Rangers home games and the hosting of bingo sessions at the K-W Gaming Centre in Kitchener. KSA uses…

Scholarship recipients 2016: (Front row: l-r) Sabrina Zurbrigg (Huron Heights), Tanya Deboer (Grand River) and Dayna Nairn (Cameron Heights) (Back row; l - r) Bill Pegg (KSA President), Andrew Smith (guest speaker from U of Waterloo Men's Hockey Program), Seingjae Cho (Waterloo CI), Owen Babcock (Resurrection), Elias Srouji ( St Mary's) and Robert Fedy (Chair of the KSA Scholarship Program) April 19, 2016 at the Edelweiss.

KSA Scholarship and Awards of Excellence recipients

The Kitchener Sports Association (KSA) made three big announcements on April 19. At the Athlete of the Year (Media event, held at noon at Kitchener Auditorium, organizers revealed the 10 finalists for the KW &…

(L-R) Bill Pegg, Ashlyn Riehl, Tyanna Ventura, Chris Riehl and Colin Ridge

More sports updates from KSA

Two WRBA boxers win provincial titles Two members of the Waterloo Regional Boxing Academy (WRBA) participated in the 2016 Ontario Bronze Gloves held at the end of February in Toronto and came home as champions….

House of Friendship grant Nov 2014

KSA announces more donations

(l-r) KSA’s Chair of the Hockey Helps the Homeless Legacy Grant Program, John Thompson, Tesa Recaj and Christine Rier (House of Friendship), and Bill Pegg (President of the KSA). Bill presented Tesa and Christine with…